pets

A Treat-Dispensing Box On Kickstarter Teaches Your Dog To Put Away Its Toys

Second only to the pain of your bare foot finding a tiny piece of Lego, is stepping onto an abandoned rawhide bone. It’s a harsh reminder that your dog has no interest in cleaning up after itself, but with this Kickstarter for a treat-dispensing toy box, that doesn’t have to be the case.


Rain-Detecting Automatic Pet Door Keeps Your Dog Or Cat Inside And Dry

On one hand, having a pet door installed means you don’t have to wake up at the crack of dawn to let your dog or cat out. But on the other hand it also gives your pet access to a possibly wet and muddy yard whenever they want. That’s why the Petwalk automatic pet door can be programmed to only open during specific hours, and even keep your dog or cat indoors when it detects rain.


A $35,000 Renovation Turned This Suburban Home Into A Cat Palace

You love your pet a lot. You buy the fancy food and only the best toys. You have a collection of sweaters so she doesn’t get cold in winter. But do you love your pet enough to spend $35,000 converting your spacious home into an animal fantasy land?


This Fish Is Driving Its Own Motorised Aquarium

It’s always a good idea to give your pets lots of exercise and freedom. But how does that work with fish that are reliant on a tank full of water to live? That’s easy; you just strap its aquarium to an RC car and rig up a device that lets the fish steer.


A Locking Dog Leash Ensures No One Ever Pinches Your Pooch

Coming out of a shop to find your car has been stolen is an inconvenience. But coming out of a shop to discover someone has taken your dog? That’s devastating. It’s upsetting to think there are actually dognappers in this world. If you’re always tying your pup up somewhere, the lockable Safespot leash seems like a good idea.


Fire And Shockproof Coats Protect Your Pooch During A Natural Disaster

Even man’s best friend needs a little hand to suvive an emergency situation, including this elaborate coat that protects dogs from fire, freezing temperatures, and even falling debris.


Dogs Shaking In Super Slow Motion Will Fix Any Bad Day

It’s no secret that dogs plus great photography and super slow motion have the power to mend the wounds of the world. Who doesn’t want more of that? You do. We all do. Here.


There's Such A Thing As Remote-Controlled Dogs Now (Yes, Real Dogs)

So here’s a weird scenario: You’re sitting on your porch stuffing your face with cheesy grits and you can’t find your dog. You can’t yell at her because your mouth is full of grits, and you can’t get up because sitting on the porch is damn relaxing. What you need is a remote control. For your dog.


Pavlovian Trainer Rewards Your Puppy For Peeing On Target

If you’re having a tough time potty-training a new puppy, it turns out the research done by Russian physiologist Ivan Petrovich Pavlov can be of service. He was famous for conditioning dogs to salivate at the ring of a bell, and you can run a similar experiment by rewarding a puppy every time it does its business on this potty-training mat.


Behold The Cleverest Dog Leash We've Ever Seen

You know that brief moment of concern when you have to momentarily unlatch your dog’s leash to wrap it around a pole, and you’re a little anxious they’re going to bolt? That’s now a thing of the past with this incredibly clever Secret Agent Leash. Just below the handle is a built-in set of plastic clips that make it easy to secure dogs anywhere without ever having to unleash them from their tether.